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Partner Meetings

WNY PRISM holds regular Full Partnership Meetings, Working Group Meetings and Steering Committee Meetings. Full Partnership and Working Group Meetings are open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. Information on upcoming meetings can be found in our events calendar.

2019 Upcoming Meetings

Fall Full Partnership Meeting:  Thursday, October 24, 2019; 1:00 – 3:00 pm
**Location To Be Determined**

WNY PRISM 2018 Spring Partner Meeting. Photo Credit: WNY PRISM.
WNY PRISM 2018 Spring Partner Meeting. Photo Credit: WNY PRISM.

Full Partnership Meetings

2019 Spring Partner Meeting – New!!

WNY PRISM held our Spring Partner Meeting on April 18, 2019, at the Richmond Memorial Library in Batavia, NY.

Presentations:
Department of Agriculture – Spotted Lanternfly – Thomas Allgaier, Invasive Species Coordinator, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
2019 Spring Partner Meeting – WNY PRISM – Andrea Locke, WNY PRISM Coordinator

2018 Fall Partner Meeting

WNY PRISM held our Fall Partner Meeting on October 11, 2018, at the Great Lakes Center Field Station in Buffalo, NY

Presentations:
European Fire Ant (Myrmica rubra) – Dr. Robert Warren, Associate Professor, SUNY Buffalo State
2018 Crew Assistance Program – Lucy Nuessle, Terrestrial Projects Manager, WNY PRISM
Great Lakes Slender False Brome Working Group Updates, Fall 2018 – Brittany Hernon, GLSFBWG Project Manager, WNY PRISM
WNY PRISM Fall Partner Meeting 2018 – Andrea Locke, Coordinator, WNY PRISM

2018 Spring Partner Meeting

WNY PRISM held our Spring Partner Meeting on April 12, 2018, at Reservoir State Park in Lewiston, NY

Presentations:
2018 Spring Partner Meeting Presentation – Andrea Locke, Coordinator, WNY PRISM
Restoration in the Niagara River Gorge– Dave Spiering, Conservation Project Manager, Western New York Land Conservancy

2017 Fall Partner Meeting

WNY PRISM held our Fall Partner Meeting on October 5, 2017 at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Basom, NY.

Presentations:
2017 Fall Partner Meeting Presentation – Andrea Locke, Coordinator, WNY PRISM
PUSH Buffalo Watershed Training Project – Joshua Smith, Landscape Manager, PUSH Buffalo’s Green Development Zone.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Early Detection Monitoring and Management – Marcus Rosten, Biological Science Technician, USFWS.

2016 Spring Partner Meeting

WNY PRISM’s 2017 Spring Partner Meeting was held on April 6, 2017 at Tifft Nature Preserve. We discussed our upcoming field season, regional projects, collaboration opportunities, and provided updates from the other PRISMs and updates on statewide invasive species efforts.

Presentations:
2017 Spring Partner Meeting Presentation – Andrea Locke, WNY PRISM Coordinator
Erie County Natural Habitat Parks – Vicki Haas, Natural Habitat Parks Project Manager, Erie County Environment and Planning
Brachypodium sylvaticum Habitat Suitability Modeling – Jason Paeplow, GIS Intern, Great Lakes Ecosystem Sciences Program, SUNY Buffalo State

2016 Fall Partner Meeting

Meeting Summary:  Fall Partner Meeting 11-17-2016

Presentations:
WNY PRISM 2016 Partner Meeting – Andrea Locke, Coordinator, WNY PRISM
Using eDNA to Detect and Monitor Invasive Species in New York State  – Dr. Rodam Getchell, Assistant Research Professor, Cornell University
European Black Alder Removal, Buckhorn Island State Park – Meg Janis, Natural Resource Stewardship Biologist, NYS Parks

2016 Spring Partner Meeting

Meeting Summary: Spring Partner Meeting 4-28-2016

Presentations:
NYS IS Coordination Section – Cathy McGlynn, Willow Eyres, & Megan Phillips, NYS DEC and NYS Parks
Use of Drones for IS Monitoring – Dr. Chris Pennuto, Research Scientist/Professor, SUNY Buffalo State

2015 Full Partnership Meetings

Full Partnership Meeting Summaries 2015

2014 Full Partnership Meetings

Full Partnership Meeting Summaries 2014

Steering Committee Meetings

Steering Committee Minutes 8-15-2019 – NEW!
Steering Committee Minutes 6-16-2019
Steering Committee Minutes 2-14-2019 
Steering Committee Minutes 2018
Steering Committee Minutes 2017
Steering Committee Minutes 2016
Steering Committee Minutes 2015
Steering Committee Minutes 2014